Middle/Dark Ages

  • 476

    FAll of the roman empire

    FAll of the roman empire
    The fall happened becasue the Roman empire was much too large. citezens refused to be soliders. barbarians attacked and eventually everything collapsed. startingt the lovely dark ages.
  • Jan 1, 1054

    The Great Schism

    A split between the eastern and western catholic church. a dispute between the greek speaking, and the latin speaking churches. they will eventually form modern day roman caotholic and christian orthodox churches.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1066 to Dec 31, 1484

    Dark ages

  • Oct 14, 1066

    battle of hastings

    battle of hastings
    Edward the 3rd did not have any children to heir is thrown so three people fought for the throne William the Conqueror, Harald Hardrada, and Harold Godwins. The battle was between the normans and the english in the end. Normans won.
  • Jan 1, 1086

    The Doomsday book

    It was a survey of how much a man had and how much his land was worth in england. Commissioned by Willima the conqueror. It is called the doomsday book because like doomsday it got to everyone and everything.
  • Jan 1, 1099

    The first crusade

    The first crusade
    Jeruselum is re-taken from the muslims. Western christians try to take it back. Alot of bloodshed. Christians come out on top. The pope was urban the 2nd
  • Period: Jan 1, 1147 to Jan 1, 1200

    The 2nd 3rd & 4th crusade.

    (Considering they all are closely related i just put them all in one) once again, and again,and again a holy war excpet in the fourth one constantinople got sacked and the pope excommunicated those crusaders.
  • Jun 15, 1215

    The Magna Carta

    King John of england was forced to sign theis document to limit his power as king of england. This document is credited to be the base for the democratic government. It had 37english laws. and allowed for a powerful english parliment.
  • Jan 1, 1328

    Black death

    Black death
    The Black Death was a virus that was brought from mongolia on trade ships by rats. it moved quickly and killed almost have the population of europe. it was nasty.
  • Oct 21, 1337

    hundred years' war

    hundred years' war
    england claimed the throne of french. the king of france wasnt having that. therfore a war that lasted over one hundred years over the throne of france.
  • Jan 1, 1382

    The Bible was translated to english

    The Bible was translated to english
    the christian bible was translated to english from hebrew. this meant that any english person that was literate could read the holy book himslef.
  • Mar 22, 1455

    The Wars of the Roses

    A civil war caused by the rivalry between the house of york and the house of lancaster. Four total wars were fought due to the rivalry. it is called the wars of the roses because the symbol for both of the houses was a rose but one was white and one was red.